Dinosaur Jr.

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Dinosaur Jr.
by Dinosaur Jr.

Visual of the Dinosaur Jr. book, published by Rocket 88This brand new, specially created limited edition book presents a unique oral history of the first thirty years of the band, as told by J, Lou, Murph and their closest friends and allies. Illustrated with rare, previously unseen and classic photographs, including early, rare band flyers and memorabilia, the book traces the history of Dinosaur Jr. in candid and revealing detail, from High School through to the present day.

The book is only available here – you will not see it on Amazon or at Barnes & Noble.

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Rare and unseen

Includes photographs from the personal collections of friends and photographers who traveled with the band from the beginning of their career. There are also hand-made flyers designed by J, Maura Jasper and others, Mogo and Deep Wound memorabilia, original mid-80s fanzine interviews, gig contracts and family photos. Plus, some very early, candid and rare pictures of Deep Wound in rehearsal and Dinosaur Jr. at home, on tour and on stage.

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The text consists of new interviews with J, Lou, Murph and former members Mike Johnson and George Berz, all conducted solely for use in this book. There are also revealing, new contributions from long-time Dino friends such as Megan Jasper, Jens Jurgensen and Jon Fetler (AKA Jonny Vegas, AKA Swinging Jon), who recall hanging with Dino from since before they became Deep Wound up to now.

Two great

The book is available in two editions. Both are produced to the highest standards of publishing. The Classic edition is a stunning book in its own right while the Signature edition box set is signed by the band, limited in number and comes with an extra book and art prints.

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